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He Did It
by Rachel Lynett
Type of Show
Performance Type
Acts
Duration
Performing Groups
Tech Requirements
Minimal
License it
Read it for free
Overview
He did it. They know he did it. But can they ignore his crimes if it means that will make them famous?  In this unflinching and delicate drama, Rachel Lynett deftly explores the fallout born from the collision of principles and ambition, and all of the murky waters that surround it. 

*Featured on The Kilroys' List 2020*

"HE DID IT is a powerful story for our times with rapid-fire dialogue and cutting wit." -The Idle Class Magazine

HE DID IT was a finalist for the 2019 New Works Festival at Kitchen Dog Theater, a semifinalist for the 2019-2020 In-Progress New Play Reading Series at Unicorn Theatre, and received readings/workshops at Equity Library Theatre,  Pegasus PlayLab and Arkansas New Play Festival.
Plot
Lex, Ada, and Jefferson are about to get greenlit from a major production company and reap the rewards from their years of hard work. Then, Jefferson is accused of a rape that happened years ago. Ada and Lex both know he did it. Ada and Lex must decide how to proceed--risk losing a lifelong dream, or confront it head on?  What can you excuse if it’s done by an artistic “genius?"
Casting
5f
Female Principals
4
Supporting Females
1
LEX
Principal
F, early 30s, queer, not white.
ADA
Principal
F, late 20s, not white.
BRYN
Principal
Trans woman, early 30s.
KARA
Supporting
F, mid-20s, white (also doubles as HOT ADA).
HOT LEX
Supporting
F, 20s, white.